In particular to be contextualized with Tree Protection and Environmental Rights Invertebrate Rights ought to become a new legal highlight for creating a focus on ecosocial specifics:
We believe that if our common notion of animal rights excludes invertebrates, like earthworms, we need to a.) analyze the speciesist paradigms that segregate animality, and b.) question the legitimacy of a solely humancentric (ethical, legal and philosophical) conception of a fundamental “right” on life and freedom.
Antispeciesist Animal Sociology